West Bengal State Marketing Board

                Area Irrigated by different sources in the district of Jalpaiguri

Year Area Irrigated By
Govt. Canal Tank HDTW MDTW LDTW STW RLI ODW OTHERS TOTAL
2001-02 57.76 2.25 2.29 - - 3.14 9.92 0.54 8.80 84.70
2002-03 61.84 2.25 6.12 - - 3.15 13.15 0.54 7.35 94.40
2003-04 58.38 2.25 2.12 - - 3.59 9.04 3.67 15.23 94.28
2004-05 58.38 2.09 2.00 - - 4.01 9.04 3.67 15.23 94.42
2005-06 58.38 2.12 2.31 - - 4.35 8.86 3.44 14.12 93.58

HDTW= High Capacity Deep Tubewell                  MDTW= Middle Capacity Deep Tubewell

LDTW= Low Capacity Deep Tubewell                  STW= Shallow Tubewell

RLI= River Lift Irrigation                                         ODW= Open Dug Well

                          Sources of Irrigation in the District of Jalpaiguri

Year Tank HDTW MDTW LDTW STW* RLI ODW Others
2001-02 18 58 - - 1557 144 271 16308
2002-03 18 60 - - 1564 192 271 12187
2003-04 18 53 - - 1796 278 3675 12345
2004-05 18 50 - - 1845 278 3675 12345
2005-06 18 62 - - 2047 278 3675 12345